Here in Haiti

Here in Haiti

Summer Update

ByByLeslee JaegerAugust 11, 20132 min read

Although we have not updated for a few months, there have been two noteworthy events that have occured in the microloan program. Loans were awarded to 7 women in Ranquite, a very rural village 3 hours distant from CapHaitian. A…

Girl Rising Movie

ByByLeslee JaegerMay 9, 20131 min read

Thank you to all the 219 people who ventured forth on a cold, windy May evening to see the Girl Rising movie. If you were inspired by the movie, please visit the girlrising website for more info and spread the…

15 new loans and opportunity for expansion

ByByLeslee JaegerApril 29, 20131 min read

15 new loans of $200 each were awarded to women in Limbe, Haiti last week. Since the program has become so popular, we increased the number of women in the most recent group, as the previous groups were usually 7-10 women. Our bank…

Helping Haiti Work book list

ByByKarenApril 12, 20133 min read

Following are book selections that provide a glimpse into life for the average Haitian woman. “Mountains Beyond Mountains” by Paul Farmer  At the center of “Mountains Beyond Mountains” stands Paul Farmer. Doctor, Harvard professor, renowned infectious-disease specialist, anthropologist, the recipient of…

You Tube video

ByByLeslee JaegerApril 4, 20131 min read

Helping Haiti Work promotional video A promotional video has been posted at the following link on youtube. The audio portion of the video was taped during our last trip in March. A group of women were practicing for an upcoming…

Reserve your ticket to “Girl Rising” at AMC

ByByLeslee JaegerMarch 30, 20131 min read

Helping Haiti Work is partnering with the 10×10 foundation to sponsor a screening of “Girl Rising” at AMC Arbor Lakes Maple Grove Theatre on Thursday, May 9 at 7:30pm. Girl Rising is not only a film but also a global…